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We Connect: ACA’s Summit26!
On March 19-21, The American Cable Association’s #Summit26 provides a forum for independent cable operators to gather in Washington, D.C., to advocate on behalf of the nearly 7 million consumers they serve in communities across the U.S. ACA’s Summit attracts more than 350 attendees and features dynamic general sessions, a sold-out exhibit hall, numerous networking opportunities and a day of lobbying on Capitol Hill. Register to attend & review sponsorship opportunities at www.ACASummit.org .
The Indianapolis 500 locked in a new presenting sponsor in a four year deal, stating with this year’s race. Gainbridge also will become the official annuity and life insurance partner of INDYCAR, IMS and the Indy 500. The 103rd Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge is scheduled for May 26.
The WTA renewed its partnership with Porsche in a move that will see the auto brand continue as the Official and Exclusive Automotive Partner of the WTA and the WTA Finals Shenzhen. Porsche will also continue as title sponsor of the season-long WTA Finals qualification campaign. “The WTA is delighted to extend this very successful partnership with Porsche,” said WTA President Micky Lawler. “Women’s tennis is experiencing an unprecedented period of growth and popularity, and we look forward to working with Porsche to enhance the WTA experience all over the world.”
Joe Gibbs Racing announced that Sport Clips will join Erik Jones and the No. 20 Toyota Camry team as the primary sponsor for the season-opening Daytona 500 on Feb. 17. “We are excited to have Erik once again represent Sport Clips in the NASCAR Cup Series. It’s been fun to work with Erik as he has developed into one of the sport’s premier drivers,” said Gordon Logan, founder and CEO of Sport Clips. “Our partnership with NASCAR and Joe Gibbs Racing goes back many years and Erik is a great representative for Sport Clips, NASCAR and JGR. Our franchisees and clients are huge NASCAR fans and we can’t wait to see Erik repeat his July win at Daytona and continue that success throughout the season.”
DIGITAL, DATA & STREAMING
ESPN announced that Stugotz (Jon Weiner) got his own platform to offer his take on sports and the world around him with the launch of Stupodity, from the newly formed Le Batard and Friends Podcast Network created by ESPN Podcasts. The Stupodity podcast is now serving as a weekly offering on the new podcast network, Le Batard’s South Beach Sessions, launched in early January.
Fnatic locked in a streaming partnership with Twitch to develop new forms of creative live content that will include the team’s pro players, across all of its titles, now streaming exclusively through the platform. “Partnering with Twitch offers us an exciting opportunity to continue exploring new content formats such as Legends in Action Live, as well as enabling our fans to experience more of what we have to offer. This is the start of a new and exciting partnership for our fans and streamers alike,” said Wouter Sleijffers, Fnatic CEO.
Meanwhile, Ukrainian esports outfit Natus Vincere locked in a new deal with streaming platform Caffeine that will see the team’s player livestreams their gameplay in addition to showcasing the action behind the scenes at bootcamps and tournaments.
Alisports locked in time and location for the WESG Grand Final, announcing that it will be help from March 7-17, with the stadium stage held at the Chongqing Olympic Sports Center. Partners include Alipay, Huya, HyperX and ROG. The total prize pool for all games will top $2.5 million, the titles that include CS:GO, StarCraft II, Hearthstone, Dota 2, Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 and Vainglory.
Intel inked an extension for its partnership with ESL Premiership this year. “Intel is proud to be returning as the headline sponsor for the ESL UK Premiership in 2019,” said Scott Gillingham, Intel’s UK Gaming & Esports Lead. “The partnership with ESL showcases our commitment to support the growth of esports to bring fans the biggest and best events globally and across the UK.”
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T HAT BIG TV CONFERENCE
SEPTEMBER 9 & 10, 2019 | NYC
In 2020, the entertainment and media market is expected to be worth more than $720 billion. With those kinds of dollars, it’s imperative that the media world – from brands and agencies to programmers, researchers, and strategists – masters the market. Save the date for That Big TV Conference , and learn how content is being best leveraged, to the ways in which data is being used to attract advertisers and audience.
ON THIS DAY in 1969: John Madden is named coach of the Raiders.
In the Know: Who is the Patriots’ all-time rushing leader? (Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your answer and be sure to include your name, company and city.)
Answer to Our Last Sports Trivia Question: The 2008 Super Bowl saw the debut of a talking baby who represented which brand over the subsequent years? Answer: E*Trade. Kudos: Luke Watson-Essential TV/NY; Traci Liner-Endeavor/NY; Aymon DeMauro-ADM Media & Marketing/NY; Eric Dunefsky-Crossmedia/NY; Stephanie Ann-Freelance Live Sports Producer/Baltimore; Matt Sautter-WideOrbit/Harrisburg; Jim Snider-jVISION/Toronto; Will Hildebrandt- NBC Telemundo/DC; John Hayden-WSVN/Miami; John Kukla-KDFW/KDFI/Dallas; Dory Petsrillo-CoxReps/Dallas; Aimee Clark-Tony Fay PR/Dallas; Kevin Micklo-Pinnacle Advertising/Chicago; Brian McAloon-Fox Sports/LA; Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA; David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA Federal Credit Union/Burbank; Brian Robin-Pechanga Resort Casino/Temecula
Later — Chris
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